Sophisticated tools help students learn computer programming

11/10/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

New software and tools are helping today's students learn computer programming. Unlike their predecessors, new programming languages -- such as Scratch, developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab, and Alice, created at Carnegie Mellon University -- are considered "gateway programming languages" that emphasize logical thinking and encourage students to collaborate on projects.

View Full Article in:

New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Consultant - Los Angeles, CA (Full-time)
Insight Education Group
Encino, CA
Senior Turnaround Consultant (Job ID: 8274)
American Institutes of Research
Chicago, IL
Visible Men Academy
Bradenton, FL
Director, Department of Defense Dependents Schools, Europe
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Senior Researcher\/Technical Assistance Consultant (8264)
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC